More funding for local government areas after bushfires

Ballarat and Golden Plains councils will receive bushfire recovery funding from a $17 million fund through The National Bushfire Recovery Agency. The City of Ballarat Council will receive $225,000 and Golden Plains Shire will receive $200,000 in the latest round of funding. Liberal Senator for Victoria Sarah Henderson said, “The Read more…

18 February 2020

Community to benefit from Leopold Hall upgrade

I was delighted to join members of the Leopold community for the official opening of the upgraded Leopold Hall. The Leopold Hall Committee received $77,123 from the Morrison Liberal Government under the Building Better Regions Fund for the $179,000 project, with the Leopold hall Committee contributing some $31,000 and Bendigo Bank $12,500. The state Read more…

17 February 2020

Getting tourists back into fire-affected regions

The Morrison Government is backing tourist towns in fire-affected regions through a $10 million tourism events and visitor attractions initiative to support communities and protect local jobs. Federal Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham said tourism was the lifeblood of many fire-affected communities and the aim of the Regional Tourism Bushfire Recovery Read more…

12 February 2020

Safer Internet Day 2020 – Starting the chat for online safety

Liberal Senator for Victoria, Sarah Henderson, is encouraging locals to join more than 1,000 schools and organisations around Australia participating in Safer Internet Day today to raise awareness about online safety, particularly among our youngest Australians. This year’s theme is ‘start the chat’, with leaders from business, government, education, sport and all Read more…

11 February 2020

Delivering vital aquatic facilities for Corangamite

I’m appalled about the ongoing campaign to undermine the Morrison Government’s commitment to provide $20 million for the Surf Coast aquatic centre. I have always been a true warrior for the people I represent, advocating without fear or favour. On 14 April 2019 I announced $30 million for two aquatic Read more…

7 February 2020

New university students encouraged to claim early

I encourage Australians planning to start university in 2020 to lodge their claim for Youth Allowance or Austudy now to avoid the last minute rush at the start of the new semester. Youth Allowance provides financial assistance for eligible young people who pursue further study or an apprenticeship after leaving Read more…

5 February 2020

Supporting students and families impacted by drought

I welcome the announcement that the Morrison Liberal Government has doubled the financial support available to schools impacted by drought to improve support offered to local students and their families. In times of drought, it is essential we ensure that our children continue to receive a world-class education. We also Read more…

4 February 2020